The New Era of Talent

Unfortunately, it seems that even the best firms are facing a widening skills gap and it will only get worse. McKinsey recently released data outlining a fundamental mismatch between the demand for skills and the supply of workers who have them. Continue reading

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Infographic - The Workplace of the Future

If asked to envision an office of the future, some people might channel space-age options like “The Jetsons,” including robots and moving walkways. But when we really think about how offices have progressed over the past century, what’s changed the most? Workspaces, communication and technology. Let’s take a look at how these three integral parts of the office will evolve in the not-so-distant future. Continue reading

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Where’s Google going next?

Onstage at TED2014, Charlie Rose interviews Google CEO Larry Page about his far-off vision for the company. It includes aerial bikeways and internet balloons … and then it gets even more interesting, as Page talks through the company’s recent acquisition of Deep Mind, an AI that is learning some surprising things. Continue reading

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Everyday I feel gifted to live in Paris. But some days are exceptional, and Netexplo event is one of them. I don’t know any event which compares to the worldwide digital symphony that Netexplo plays, collecting trends and gathering start-ups from every continent. Continue reading

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Changing the Innovation Game

Open Innovation has gained a lot of traction since Henry Chesbrough’s eponymous 2003 book. Simplistically, it can be split into two. The first, the vast majority, is inbound, where a business uses the assets of other companies to develop something new and take it to market. The second is outbound, where a company licenses its assets to somebody else to take to market. Continue reading

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startup chile startupnations.org

Start-up Chile is a program on behalf of the Chilean Government that seeks to attract early-stage companies to start their business using Chile as a platform to go global. Its mission is to transform Chile into the leading innovation and entrepreneurial hub of LatAm. There are various incentives: Continue reading

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Balancing Large and Small Firm Capabilities

Organizations need to balance exploitation (i.e. development of existing business) and exploration (i.e. creation of new businesses) in order to thrive on the short and long term. Corresponding integration of incremental and radical innovation can basically be achieved in different ways… Continue reading

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